Calandula Falls


Untouched nature

The Calandula Falls lie in the course of the Lucala River and are one of the highest in Africa with a drop of 105 m. Although the waterfalls outside Angola are not yet well known, they are among the most impressive natural wonders of Angola.

In contrast to the well-known African waterfalls, such as In the Victoria Falls, the Kalandula Falls are still a haven of tranquility. Far away from mass tourism, one can often admire and enjoy this spectacle on its own. Here you can experience the real Africa.

The province Malanje is rich in sights. The Pedras Negras "black stones" are a mystical place with an interesting history. The historic site was the venue of the resistance to the Portuguese.


Angola is one of the three countries in the world with the highest biodiversity. This is reflected especially in this region. Exotic plant life paired with rare animal species makes Malanje a breathtaking experience. Dive into the tropical forests of Angola and experience Africa in a very authentic way.


Day 1


From Luanda it goes east into the interior. On our long drive to Malange we will have our first stop in Ndalatando.

A visit to the Botanical Garden (Rosas de Porcelana) in Ndalatando will bring you closer to the biodiversity of the country. A local lunch is already waiting for you afterwards.

After lunch we will make our way to the beautiful Calandula Falls.

On our way we will always have the possibility to stop and take photos.

 

We will always see the Calandula Falls from two perspectives if the weather permits it. First we will have the marvallous view form the top of the Falls into the coutryside before we see the Falls from the bottom.

 

A short drive will bring us back to the hotel where we will have dinner.


Day 2


If you are willing and the weather permits it, we will wake up early to see the sunrise at the Calandula Falls. After breakfast we start to the Pedras Negras.

 

Our way leads us through Cacuso, a little town in Malange. If you wish we can make a stop here and get a image of the live on the coutryside of Angola.


The "black stones" are the venue of resistance to the Portuguese conqueror. The then queen of Angola, Rainha Ginga, was the leader of the resistance. Around here the legendary stories entwine. 


Afterwards we will drive back to Luanda where we will have a late lunch before we drop you at the hotel/ airport.


Supplements


Depending on your needs and preferences you can add additionaly following attracitons to your trip:

 

  • Shipwreck Beach
  • Monument of the battle of Kifangondo
  • Quedas rapidas do Kwanza
  • Malange city

Included in the price


All transfers and transport , fuel, drivers, food for drivers and guides, accommodation for drivers und guides

 

Hotel accommodation

 

All meals as listed

 Please note, the meals will be typical Angolan food

 If you are in need of a special diet, please let us know beforehand

 

Drinks and snacks in the vehicle

 

Guide (English speaking)

 

Tours and activities as highlighted

 

All road/ bridge tolls, park fees and entrance fees

 

Upon availability, Spanish or German tours can also be offered

Not included in the price


Drinks (at hotels, restaurant, etc.) water at meals is included

 

Tips (for waiters, hotel staff, etc.)

 

Extras at hotels

 

Individual insurance

 

Visa costs and application

 

Flights to and from Angola

 

Medical Services

 

And all other things which are not mentioned on the itinerary

 

Note


Sturdy footwear is indispensable for this trip.

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Vila EcoCampo,

Morro Bento, 

Av. Pedro de Castro Van-Dúnem Loy nº76,

Luanda - Angola

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